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Statement: The JD Stadium

12 November 2013

Bury FC announce largest commercial agreement in clubs history with JD Sports Fashion

Bury Football Club is delighted to announce that they have agreed a ground-breaking 3 year sponsorship with Sports Retailer JD Sports Fashion PLC.


The agreement will see Bury’s Gigg Lane stadium re-named ‘The JD Stadium’ with immediate effect. JD will also be the main shirt sponsor from next season, and demonstrates the clubs determination to drive significant progress both on and off the pitch and represents the largest commercial deal in their long and proud history.


JD Sports was founded in Bury in 1981 and has since grown to over 350 stores in the UK and abroad. The company is still based locally in Pilsworth, Bury.


JD Group Chief Executive, Barry Bown, said: “We are delighted to be associated with Bury Football Club and look forward to assisting the club going forward. As a company that is based locally for over 30 years, we are proud to support Bury FC and its long term goals.”


Bury FC Chairman Stewart Day said:  "This is an amazing deal for Bury Football Club and highlights the hard work being put in behind the scenes to secure the future of this great Club. Our Commercial team have worked tirelessly on this for the past few months and it is a credit to them that this deal has now been signed. I hope our many loyal fans appreciate the progress being made to ensure financial security at the Club.  This is such an exciting partnership for the club and would like to thank JD Sports Fashion PLC for their commitment to our vision, which is to take Bury Football Club back to the Championship."

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